A hooded robber threatened a Birkirkara shop attendant with a knife as he stole an undisclosed amount of cash in a Friday evening robbery.

The man allegedly entered the shop on Triq Guze Orlando at around 8pm and emptied the cash register before making his getaway in a car.

A 19-year-old shop attendant and two female customers aged 24 and 34 were unhurt in the incident.

Magistrate Claire Stafrace Zammit is leading an inquiry into the case.

The police said they are investigating further.

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